Saturday, June 24, 2017
CLOSE
 
Dominic Santana stars as Suge Knight in ‘All Eyez On Me’
June 24, 2017
Santana knew that in landing the role, the pressure to “get it right” would only grow. ... read more »
The Black Association Of Documentary Filmmakers (‘Badwest’) Presents Its 11th Annual ‘Day of Black Docs’
June 23, 2017
It has, unfortunately, been in the interest of a white supremacy to continually denigrate our reality and portray us in a negative light. ... read more »
Dr. Jeanette Parker: A Life Dedicated to Young Minds
June 23, 2017
Today’s Fresh Start charter school sits in the midst of the Leimert Park area, where poverty seems to be at war with impending change. Here, as it is in a number of L.A. County areas, homeless camps are juxtaposed with construction, which will inevitably lead to a more upscale environment. Inside the school, the students are being prepared for the changing world, one that will challenge their basic as well as technological sensibilities. ... read more »
76ers take Fultz, Lakers grab Ball to start NBA draft
June 23, 2017
Markelle Fultz, Lonzo Ball and the future of the NBA arrived Thursday night. ... read more »
Rayven Ferrell as Sekyiwa Shakur “All Eyez on Me”
June 22, 2017
Directed by Benny Boom and starring new comer Demetrius Shipp Jr., as Shakur, the film—which opens nation wide on June 16, the late rapper's 46th birthday—is already no stranger to controversy with lengthy legal battles on “who and who does not” have the right to tell the slain rapper/actor/activist story. ... read more »
Brad Pye’s National Sports Beat (6/22-6/28/17)
June 22, 2017
Notes, quotes and things picked up on the run from coast-to-coast and all the stops in between and beyond. ... read more / view gallery »
“Raising Bertie” Filmmaker Margaret Byrne look at rural life for three Black Men
June 22, 2017
This is not entertainment. It should not have that title of entertainment. It’s a wake-up call and despite all of the calls to wake up, community activist Vivian Saunders reminds them of the close proximity of the filled prisons. ... read more »
Courtney Kemp is “Power”
June 22, 2017
Kemp makes money for the Starz network and “Power,” which revolves around a pair of drug kings desperately trying to balance legit business with street business in gritty, contemporary New York City, could be an artistic metaphor of how the Hollywood game actually works. ... read more »
Judge in Quincy Jones/ Michael Jackson Case not Familiar with Jackson’s Work
June 22, 2017
A judge said Wednesday that videos to be played during the upcoming trial of producer Quincy Jones' multimillion-dollar breach-of- contract lawsuit against one of Michael Jackson's companies will be his introduction to some of the late singer's biggest hits. ... read more »
LAPD Cadets Arrested in Police Car Theft Incident
June 22, 2017
Four additional juveniles in the Los Angeles Police Department's cadet program have been arrested for their alleged involvement in the theft of three squad cars, two of which were involved in police chases last week, LAPD Chief Charlie Beck said Tuesday. ... read more »
Off The Shelf
June 22, 2017
An unsung hero, Susan Burton is a formerly incarcerated woman who understands the challenges people, especially women face when leaving prison. ... read more »
NNPA Hosts National Black Parents Town Hall
June 22, 2017
In an on-going effort to increase awareness about the “Every Student Succeeds Act” (ESSA) in the Black community, the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) hosted a national town hall for Black parents at the National Harbor in Prince George’s County, Md. ... read more »
SAG-AFTRA Foundation To Honor Rashida Jones with Its Actors Inspiration Award
June 22, 2017
Jones is an actor, director, producer, screenwriter, musician and activist. Her philanthropy includes work with the International Rescue Committee, traveling around the world as an advocate for the nonprofit which delivers lifesaving care to people fleeing conflict and natural disaster; serving on the board and as a celebrity ambassador for Peace First, a youth organization that encourages the development of the world’s next generation of peacemakers; and supporting Oceana in its mission to protect and restore the world’s oceans. In addition, she lends her voice to several other important charities including Amnesty International, the Elton John AIDS Foundation, and The Trevor Project. ... read more »
Karl Kani Talks Life, Fashion, and the late Tupac Shakur Repping His Brand
June 22, 2017
I caught up with Karl Kani on Fathers’ Day having just finished viewing the Netflix documentary “Fresh Dressed” to chat about the new film “All Eyez All Me” in which his clothing is prominently featured. ... read more »
Hip Hop Hall of Fame Museum Wins Bid on Harlem Building & Development Site
June 22, 2017
The HHHOF Harlem building is well positioned in a high volume traffic corridor next to a major transportation through way where an estimated 15+ million tourists and commuters pass by and travel annually. Tourism is expected to see a continual rise in New York City over the next 7-10 years, cited by a recent NYC Mayor's government report. ... read more »
SEARCH:    
Videos



Events

Legends


Photo of the Day

LA Sentinel
in your pocket:





TOS-Cookbook-Web
© 2017 Los Angeles Sentinel All Rights Reserved • A Bakewell Media Publication

Contact UsAboutMedia KitCorrections & Misprints

Privacy PolicyTerms of Service

LA Watts TimesTaste of Soul